About this object

A stoutly built frog. pale or bright yellow above with contrasting pattern of large, red-brown to black blotches, usually oval in shape and tending to fuse but not forming longitudinal rows or stripes. Underside white to pale yellow, often with numerous small dark spots. Length of males up to 47 mm, females 49 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1986.212.152
  • Scientific name
    Paracassina kounhiensis (Mocquard, 1905)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE
  • Common name
    Kouni Valley Striped Frog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
    1986/08/09
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: River Shawe
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 163
Object view = Natural Science
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